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'Ashish Nehra told me you're going to win us the match'

12:42 AM Mar 26, 2024 IST | ANI
 ashish nehra told me you re going to win us the match
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Ahmedabad, Mar 25:ย Gujarat Titans (GT) and Australian pacer Spencer Johnson expressed happiness with his team's win over Mumbai Indians (MI) in their Indian Premier League (IPL) campaign opener on Sunday and opened up on how head coach Ashish Nehra encouraged him when he was not doing well.

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Fine death bowling by Gujarat Titans (GT), pacers Umesh Yadav and Spencer Johnson in particular, helped the side secure a thrilling six-run win over Mumbai Indians (MI) in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match at Ahmedabad's Narendra Modi Stadium on Sunday. Following the win, in a video with GT posted on X, Spencer said that he loved the athmosphere and fans at the franchise's Narendra Modi Stadium. "It is an incredible first game. My heart is still pumping. The atmosphere was unbelievable. If it had a roof, it would have blown off. The GT fans are unbelievable, they were cheering every ball when we were under pressure. To get the win for them is cool," said Spencer.

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Spencer did not start well, as the duo of Rohit Sharma and Dewald Brevis scored 17 runs in his first over. However, he made a comeback in his second over, getting Tilak Varma and Gerald Coetzee out to end his two-over spell at 2/25. He said that Nehra told him that he would win the game for them and take two wickets.

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